University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) attends the Advancing Local Flood Decision-Making for Disaster Risk Reduction Project Output Presentation in Carigara, Leyte

The University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center led the project output presentation for Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN)’s Advancing Local Flood Decision-Making for Disaster Risk Reduction Project on Thursday, February 22, 2024. This event was organized by UPRI with the help of the Local […]

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University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) attends the Final Project Turnover Meeting for the Quezon City Drainage Master Plan (QCDMP) Project

The University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center handed over the complete plans during the Final Project Turnover Meeting for the Quezon City Drainage Master Plan (QCDMP) Project on Wednesday, January 24, 2024. This joyous event was organized by the Quezon City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management […]

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A Year Later: Analyzing the 2022 Kusiong Debris Flow and Landslides through Fieldwork

Around midnight of October 28, 2022, a deadly landslide caused by Severe Tropical Storm Paeng (Nalgae) devastated Sitio Tinabon in Barangay Kusiong, Maguindanao del Norte. Based on barangay records, the landslide killed 24 people and injured 68; all of them were residents of the relocation site at the foothills of Mt. Minandar, the source of […]

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UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) joins the 4th Quarter Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB) and Task Force Manila Bay (TFMB) Joint Meeting in Quezon City

Representatives of the University of the Philippines Resilience Institute (UPRI) – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center participated in the recent 4th Quarter Solid Waste Management Board (SWMB) and Task Force Manila Bay (TFMB) Joint Meeting on December 19, 2023, held at the City Architect Department Conference Area in the Quezon City Hall Compound. […]

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UP Resilience Institute (UP RI) Participates in the Poverty Indicator and Vulnerability Estimator (PIVE) System Solutions Workshop

By: Geoel Anthony E. Esguerra, Kristian Audri D. Gabriel and Ella Danielle C. Santiaguel Representatives from the UP Resilience Institute – Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH) Center Planning Component were invited to participate in the Poverty Indicator and Vulnerability Estimator (PIVE) System Solutions Workshop last November 22, 2023, which was held in the Innovation […]

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A Step Further Towards Becoming A City of Energy: City of Naga, Cebu’s CLUP gets approved by the DHSUD

his approval also signifies a leap towards the mainstreaming of science-based information in the formulation of local development plans. It positions the City of Naga as one of the first few cities in the country to have adopted a multi-hazard approach to planning. 

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UP NOAH Center’s Resilience LIVE Episode 4 delves into Tropical Cyclones and Water-related Disasters

By: April Dawn F. Tegelan and Marie Claire P. Mandar How can students and researchers contribute to making the Philippines Disaster Resilient? This question was explored by Dr. Lea Dasallas,  a researcher for the Water Resources and Environmental Research Center, K-water Research Institute, during the 5th episode of Resilience Live.    Held last 30 November […]

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UP Resilience Institute capacitated by UP Open University in developing and conducting online courses for Resilience

The UP Resilience Institute participated in a two-day writeshop on designing and developing online courses for DRRM at the UP Open University (UPOU) campus in Los Baños, Laguna last 10-11 November 2023. A total of 24 staff from the different divisions and offices of the UPRI participated. The writeshop was conducted with the aim to […]

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Site Investigation and Sample Collection from Currimao Port, Ilocos Norte and Santa, Ilocos Sur Seawall under DOST ExCon Project

UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) and Earth Materials Science Concrete Petrography Laboratory (EMS-CP Lab) technical staff held site investigation and sample collection activities at Currimao Port in Ilocos Norte and Santa, Ilocos Sur Seawall, from October 01-04, 2023, in connection with the DOST-GIA-funded research project titled “Effects of Extreme Weather Conditions on Coastal Concrete Structures in […]

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UP Resilience Institute joins SIBOL 2023: Promoting Resilience Through New BUILT Initiatives

AUGUST 23, 2023 – In a display of innovation and commitment to bolstering resilience, the UP Resilience Institute (UPRI) proudly joined the esteemed lineup of institutions at SIBOL (Science and Innovation Budding Opportunities for Leverage) 2023, the nexus where new ideas converged to shape the future of Buildings, Utilities, Infrastructure, Logistics, and Transportation (BUILT). Hosted […]

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